Nature Conservancy of Canada

Registered Name: THE NATURE CONSERVANCY OF CANADA - LA SOCIETE CANADIENNE POUR LA CONSERVATION DE

Business Number: 119246544RR0001

Who We Are

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada's leading national land conservation organization. A private, non-profit organization, we partner with individuals, corporations, other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect our most important natural treasures — the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife. We secure properties (through donation, purchase, conservation agreement and the relinquishment of other legal interests in land) and manage them for the long term.

We envision a world in which Canadians conserve nature in all its diversity, and safeguard the lands and waters that sustain life. Our organization leads and inspires others to join us in creating a legacy for the long term by conserving important natural areas and biological diversity across all regions of Canada.

Since 1962, NCC and our partners have helped to conserve 2.8 million acres (more than 1.1 million hectares) of ecologically significant land from coast to coast to coast. Wherever we work across Canada, we share and apply values, such as durable conservation outcomes, evidence-based decision-making and respect for nature and the people living in harmony with it.

Our Vision

We envision a world in which Canadians conserve nature in all its diversity, and safeguard the lands and waters that sustain life.

Our Mission

NCC leads and inspires others to join us in creating a legacy for future generations by conserving important natural areas and biological diversity across all regions of Canada.

Our Accountability

NCC has been named the top environmental charity in MoneySense Online Magazine's Charity 100 index each year since 2010. This year, we received an overall grade of A+ in the 9th annual report card issued in November 2018.

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